screen presence


: a quality that attracts attention in movies
She has tremendous screen presence.

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Recent Examples on the Web Kane’s ability to always be in the right spot to cause trouble makes the alleged good guys seem particularly dumb, even if Katy M. O’Brien remains a welcome screen presence. Alan Sepinwall, Rolling Stone, 29 Mar. 2023 One of the assets of the show is having a lot of young talents who have big potential and that until now haven’t had that much screen presence. Emiliano Granada, Variety, 6 Mar. 2023

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“Screen presence.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2023.

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